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Subject: Bribery articleShape of thinks to come in Halifax?:

Mayor convicted on first daySAN DIEGO - A federal jury on Monday convicted San Diego's new acting mayor and a city councilman of taking payoffs from a strip club owner to help repeal the "no-touching" ordinance at nude clubs, the latest blow to a city already awash in scandal. (AP)

By TOM KRISHERWednesday, January 11, 2006 Posted at 6:21 PM ESTAssociated PressGlobe and Mail: For Americans, Windsor is Sin City:

Windsor, Ont. - Prostitution and gambling are legal, naked ladies dance in strip clubs and Cuban cigars are for sale in shops along the main street.It's hard to dispute that many of the 100,000 Super Bowl fans expected in Detroit next month will visit this border city for some sinful delight.

So as the escort services, dancers and tobacconists prepare to serve thousands of mainly male fans in a few weeks, city and business leaders are looking for a chance to put a pastie over Windsor's long-time reputation as a sex-and-gaming playground.


The HELLS ANGELS persist as the largest and most criminally active outlawmotorcycle gang (OMG) in the country with 35 full chapters, one prospectchapter and one hangaround chapter. OMGs in Canada are involved in moneylaundering, intimidation, assaults, attempted murder, murder, fraud, theft,counterfeiting, extortion, prostitution, escort agencies/strip clubs, after-hoursclubs (selling alcohol illegally), telemarketing and the possessing and traffickingof illegal weapons, stolen goods and contraband.

Peter Ewert, Urban Planning & Design ServicesMail to: 3421 St. Andrew's Ave., Halifax, NS B3L 3Y2Telephone: (902) 453-9316

By Peter Ewert, B.Sc., M.U.R.P.


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